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Helping Children Manage Diabetes at Camp Freedom


Based in Wilkes-Barre, PA, Daniel Hohal works as a claims supervisor at Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies. Outside of work, Daniel Hohal actively supports charitable organizations, including the American Diabetes Association (ADA) - a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization committed to helping those affected by diabetes and fighting the consequences of the disease. Since its founding in 1940, ADA has grown to include a network of 1 million volunteers and at least half a million people with diabetes, their families, and caregivers. It has several programs and services that cater to various populations within the diabetes community. These programs include Camp Freedom, which is a resident camp program specifically designed for children ages seven to 16. The camp aims to place children with diabetes in a safe environment where they can socialize with other children who have the same condition. It is run by a group of physicians, nurses, registered dietitians, and counselors who help children find ways to manage their diabetes.

The camp takes place at Camp Kweebec in Montgomery County, PA, and has been accredited by the American Camp Association for the past four decades.

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